Valley Improvement Projects (VIP)

Advocating for Social and Environmental Justice in Stanislaus County and the Central Valley

Warrior Hip-Hop Tour Comes to Modesto/RHHR’s 5th Year: MAY 15TH!

Originally posted on The Revolutionary Hip-Hop Report:
Revolutionary Indigenous/Xican@ Hip-Hop artists Zro-Prophet (of X-Vandals, New York), Savage Family (Washington), Shining Soul (Arizona), Alas (SoCal), and local opener Tre Lif (Modesto/Santa…

May 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

CCEJN Unity Council Member: Guadalupe Leal Alvarez, May She Rest In Peace

Originally posted on CCEJN:
Guadalupe Leal Alvarez December 19, 1923–March 27, 2014 Guadalupe “Lupe” Alvarez, 90 of Turlock passed away at Central Valley Specialty Hospital in Modesto.  Lupe was born in…

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

VIP’s 5 Point Platform

1 – Environmental Justice and Public Health: VIP works to promote the good health of people and the planet by emphasizing natural and sustainable agriculture and environmental practices. – Participates … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Video: Support the Modesto Syringe Exchange

Originally posted on The Revolutionary Hip-Hop Report:
The Modesto Syringe Exchange was set up to help stop the spread of communicable diseases associated with intravenous drug use such as HIV and Hepatitis…

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Donate and Help V.I.P. Grow in 2014!

As the Valley Improvement Projects Community Center for Social and Environmental Justice goes into its sixth month we look back on 2013 as the year that an idea became a … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Valley Improvement Projects (V.I.P.) Opens Community Center for Social & Environmental Justice in Modesto

Originally posted on The Revolutionary Hip-Hop Report:
With the start of 2013 a group of Modesto community organizers (including a few RHHReporters) came together under the name Valley Improvement Projects, or…

October 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

“The House I Live In” Drug War Documentary Screening THIS FRIDAY at V.I.P

On FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH at 7pm Valley Improvement Project’s “Dinner & a Movie Night” will feature the new documentary from Eugene Jarecki (Reagan, Freakanomics, Why We Fight, The Trails of Henry … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

V.I.P.’s 1st General Assembly THIS SUNDAY!!

Valley Improvement Projects will be holding its 1st monthly (and eventually weekly) General Assembly open to the public to discuss and identify needs in the community and ideas for projects and … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Upcoming in August at V.I.P. and New Events Page

Check-out some of the events V.I.P. has coming up in August and check-in at our new “Events” page on the menu below for additions and updates.

July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Justice for Trayvon!

This is why the V.I.P. Community Center for Social and Environmental Justice is needed in Modesto. A place for people to meet, converse, plan, organize, and take action against many … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 1 Comment
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